Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Corinthians 1:26 in English Standard Version "For consider your calling, brothers: not many of you were wise according to worldly standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth." Mt 11:25 At that time Jesus declared, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children; Joh 7:48 Have any of the authorities or the Pharisees believed in him? 1Co 1:20 Where is the one who is wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? 1Co 2:8 None of the rulers of this age understood this, for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.